Duck meat production reached 17,529 tonnes in 2016 in Australia, according to Faostat. This is 13.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, duck meat production in Australia reached an all time high of 18,450 tonnes in 2009 and an all time low of 830 tonnes in 1961. When compared to Australia's main peers, duck meat production in Indonesia amounted to 36,346 tonnes, 150,426 tonnes in Malaysia, 660 tonnes in New Zealand and 16.0 tonnes in Papua New Guinea in 2016.
Australia has been ranked 21st within the group of 69 countries we follow in terms of duck meat production, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.